Okemos News

­čžŤ­čĆ╗ Okemos Blood Drive

This is a chance for our neighbors to help save lives! The Red Cross is having a blood drive at the Okemos Community Church at 4734 Okemos Road. Persons 18 and older can donate; for specific questions about your eligibility to be a blood donor, callThe Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS

Vehicle Thefts in Meridian Township

In a recent email from our community officer here in Tacoma Hills we wanted to pass this along. Recently, there have been numerous vehicle thefts in the Township. Most of these are in relation to a social media trend of stealing Hyundai and Kia vehicles due to some deficiency in the design that allows easy … Read more

Flags Over Meridian

Because of community support for Flags Over Meridian, the Kiwanis Club of Haslett-Okemos provides funding each year for many organizations that help children and families in our communityÔÇöover $40,000 in 2022. With your 2023 subscription, we will put up an American flag in front of your home or business around these flag holidays: Memorial Day, … Read more

Meridian Township Master Plan

Every five years, municipalities in Michigan seek public input to update their Master Plans, which guide future development and goals for the community. Meridian Township is in the midst of an update to our 2017 plan and would welcome any comments, input, or goals that the public would like to see in the Plan. After we gather public … Read more

MetroNet Status Update

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There has been a lot of buzz around the status of MetroNet coming to Tacoma Hills, some good things have been said, and some bad things have been said about the contractors they have hired for the job. Dan Opsommer sent an update to the board this morning with the following information regarding the completion … Read more

Okemos Road Bridge over Red Cedar River to close through Nov. 2022

Okemos Road Bridge over the Red Cedar River between Mt. Hope Road and Clinton Street, Meridian Twp. ÔÇô Replacement of existing NB and SB structures with single 5 lanes, single-span bridge including pedestrian facility along the east side, along with bridge approach and Mt. Hope intersection reconstruction, traffic signal, and sidewalk/ramp reconstruction. SB Okemos Road … Read more

Celebrate Halloween in Meridian Township

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As Halloween approaches, Meridian Township announces family-friendly activities for all ages. The following Halloween events will take place throughout the month of October: Spooktakular Adventures at the Market  Wednesday, October 20 – 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Marketplace on the Green (1995 Central Park Drive) Families are invited to dress in costume while visiting the┬áMeridian … Read more

Meridian Township – Tacoma Hills Neighborhood Meeting


As the 2021 Local Road Program begins to wind down for the season, Township administration would like to invite residents to a meeting to discuss the remaining work to be completed in the Tacoma Hills neighborhood. Items for discussion include driveways, ditches, culverts, grading and final restoration. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 7, … Read more

Trick-or-Treating in Meridian Township

Meridian Township Halloween

Trick-or-Treating hours in Meridian Township will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, October 31 this Halloween.┬á Township officials remind residents to follow safety precautions if participating in Halloween-related activities. Due to rising concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and variants, residents should follow guidance from the┬áCenter for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),┬áMichigan Department … Read more